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Campus activities will continue today, including Dean B. Ellis Library opening at noon, women's basketball this afternoon at 2 p.m. and the Delta Symphony Concert at Fowler Center.

With up to a 1/4 inch of ice on trees around campus, please use caution as the ice begins to fall from trees and elevated surfaces. Many tree limbs have fallen, and during today, more will fall with the ice load in the wind.

While the icy landscape looks pretty, please stay away from low hanging branches and watch out for persistent icy patches on the ground.

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University Community Mourns Death of Student


JONESBORO – The Arkansas State University community today is mourning the death of Abby Pennington, a sophomore animal science pre-veterinary medicine major from Benton.

Chancellor Kelly Damphousse issued the following statement:

"We join her family and friends in mourning Abby's passing.  The university will make counseling available to any A-State student, faculty or staff members who desire it."

The Counseling Center, located in the Reng Student Union, may be contacted at 972-2318.

The family is planning a candlelight vigil from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Saline County Courthouse in Benton.

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